Graduate Foci

In science-based graduate programs, you're applying to work under a faculty member.

Contact a faculty member who shares your interests and goals. They’ll have knowledge of the field you want to pursue.

Geospatial science

Geographic information systems (GIS)

Remote sensing

Space-time and big data analysis

Spatial statistics


Human geography and planning

Community planning

Medical geography

Population geography

Regional planning

Social geography

Urban planning


Landscapes and culture

Cultural resource management

Earth science

Geographic education

Heritage preservation

Historical geography

Sense of place

Dr. Robert T. Pavlowsky

Dr. Robert T. Pavlowsky

Distinguished Professor
Director of the Ozarks Environmental and Water Resources Institute


Solid Earth

Geochronology

Geophysics (non-seismic)

Igneous and metamorphic petrology

Isotope geochemistry

Structure and mapping

Volcanology


Surficial processes

Environmental geophysics

Karst systems

Impact structures

Quaternary geology

Sedimentary systems

Dr. Robert T. Pavlowsky

Dr. Robert T. Pavlowsky

Distinguished Professor
Director of the Ozarks Environmental and Water Resources Institute

Dr. Douglas R. Gouzie

Dr. Douglas R. Gouzie

Professor
Departmental Director of Graduate Studies


Sustainability

Climate-change impacts

Environmental hazards

Tourism


Water resources and environmental assessment

Applied climatology

Environmental geochemistry

Fluvial and coastal geomorphology

Hydrogeology

Watershed hydrology

Dr. Robert T. Pavlowsky

Dr. Robert T. Pavlowsky

Distinguished Professor
Director of the Ozarks Environmental and Water Resources Institute

Dr. Douglas R. Gouzie

Dr. Douglas R. Gouzie

Professor
Departmental Director of Graduate Studies

Dr. Matthew C. Pierson

Dr. Matthew C. Pierson

Associate Professor
Civil Engineering Faculty, Mace/Turblex Engineering Professor